Wizards announcer makes ghastly reference to Kevin Porter Jr.’s late father on game-winner

“You have to give credit. Kevin Porter Jr., like his father, pulled the trigger at just the right time,” Glenn Consor said on Wizards. Before the Rockets guard was born, her father was charged with first degree murder in the murder of a 14-year-old girl. Porter Sr., claimed the gun was accidentally discharged, a witness … Read more

Snow, Rain, Brings Flood Concerns to Pacific Northwest | Washington News

SEATTLE (AP) – The latest storm to hit the Pacific Northwest prompted flood warnings, the closure of a major mountain pass, school closures and icy roads on Thursday. Highway 90 over Snoqualmie Pass in Washington State’s Cascade Mountains was closed Thursday due to high avalanche risk, zero visibility and blowing snow and blowing snow. Stevens … Read more

China’s Henan adds COVID curbs as cases rise, Xian official apologises

Medical workers in protective gear collect swabs from residents during a city-wide nucleic acid test following coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, on January 5, 2022. cnsphoto via REUTERS Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Jan.6 (Reuters) – More and more cities in central China’s Henan Province … Read more

Things are worse than ever in Ozark’s final season trailer

Jason Bateman and Laura LinneyPhoto: Netflix They grow up so fast, don’t they? It’s as if yesterday little Jonah Byrde (Skylar Gaertner) from Ozark dissected the victims of the road. Now he’s laundering money for the cartel. Things have finally reached a breaking point for television’s worst parents, Marty and Wendy Byrde (Jason Bateman and … Read more

Pittsburgh Steelers place WR Diontae Johnson, C Kendrick Green on reserve/COVID-19 list

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Steelers will likely lose their top receiver in Ben Roethlisberger’s final game. The Steelers placed wide receiver Diontae Johnson on the reserve / COVID-19 roster on Thursday with center Kendrick Green, making it unlikely that either would clear protocols in time for the regular season finale at the Baltimore Ravens on … Read more

125 passengers on flight from Italy to India test positive for COVID

The majority of passengers on an Italy-India flight tested positive for COVID-19 when the plane landed on Thursday – although many tested negative just before take-off, according to reports. Amritsar Airport Manager VK Seth confirmed that 125 of 179 passengers tested positive for the virus when the plane landed around 1:30 p.m. local time, according … Read more

The CW Majority Stake Sale Explored By WarnerMedia & ViacomCBS – Deadline

UPDATE with comments from Mark Pedowitz, 7:50 am: The CW could get a new majority owner. Fifteen years after the broadcast network launched, his co-parents, ViacomCBS and WarnerMedia ‘Warner Bros., are considering a majority stake sale, sources tell Deadline. Among the interested buyers are Nexstar Media Group, which is CW’s largest affiliate group after its … Read more